The Book of the Damned: The Collected Works of Charles Fort

By Charles Fort

This Encyclopedia Forteana anthologizes the cult hero’s 4 vintage works at the unusual, the unexplained, and the simply simple bizarre: The e-book of the Damned, Lo!, Wild Talents, and New Lands. It gains Fort’s entire, unabridged textual content and an issue index.

Here are the 4 books that invented our knowing of the magical. those are cult hero Charles Fort’s defining files of unusual, haunting, unusual, and inexplicable “facts” for which technological know-how can't account: Frogs falling from the skies. Mysterious airships in an age prior to flight. Monsters. Poltergeists. Floating islands. Teleportation (a time period castle invented).

These are the works that moved novelist Theodore Dreiser to write down: “To me not anyone on the planet has urged the underlying depths and mysteries and probabilities as has fortress. To me he's easily stupendous.”

Now, Fort’s vintage investigations are newly amassed with a preface via biographer Jim Steinmeyer. entire with an entire topic index, here's the definitive fortress anthology for our occasions.

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29, 1885—again at Valla—between eight and nine o’clock, P. M. ; a lurid glare upon the northwestern horizon; a cloud bank—animals, teams of dancers, a woodland, after which a park with paths. July 15, 1888—Hudikwall—a tempestuous sea, and a vessel upon it; a small boat leaving the vessel. Upon Oct. eight, 1888, at Merexull, at the Baltic, yet in Russia, used to be obvious a mirage of a urban that lasted an hour. it truly is acknowledged that a few constructions have been famous, and that the illustration was once pointed out with St. Petersburg, that is approximately two hundred miles from the Baltic.

The phenomenon lasted approximately part an hour, within which time the send had traveled six or seven miles. It stopped without warning. ” L’Astronomie, 1891-312: A correspondent writes that, in October, 1891, within the China Sea, he had visible shafts or lances of sunshine that had had the looks of rays of a searchlight, and that had moved like such rays. Nature, 20-291: report back to the Admiralty through Capt. Evans, the Hydrographer of the British military: That Commander J. E. Pringle, of H. M. S. Vulture, had suggested that, at Lat.

Officers on the Greenwich Observatory have been not able to throw any gentle at the topic, and acknowledged that their tools confirmed no symptoms of earth-disturbance. ” it really is stated that the sound and surprise have been violent, and that, within the residential components of analyzing, the streets have been crowded with folks discussing the incidence. there has been an analogous surprise in Michigan, Nov. 27, 1919. in lots of towns, folks rushed from their houses, pondering that there were an earthquake (New York instances, November 28). yet, in Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan, a “blinding glare” was once obvious within the sky.

However the aid of outraged propriety, expressed within the complement, is fun to a couple people, who, I worry, could be a little unsuitable every now and then. Very spirit of the Salvation military, while a few third-rate scientist comes out with a proof of the vermiform appendix or the os coccygis that might were appropriate to Moses. to offer completeness to “the right explanation,” it truly is stated that Mr. Brandeis had pointed out the substance as “flesh-colored” nostoc. Prof. Lawrence Smith, of Kentucky, the most resolute of the exclusionists: big apple occasions, March 12, 1876: That the substance have been tested and analyzed through Prof.

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